Skagit Children’s Museum Hosting Free Winter Wonderland Event in Burlington

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Burlington, WA – The Children’s Museum of Skagit County is hosting  a FREE  3-day Family Friendly Winter Wonderland Event  at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, WA on December 8th, 9th, and 10th!

 

The  Free 3-day event will include activities for children, families, teens and adults both indoor and outdoor,  so bring the entire  family!  Nearly the entire event is  FREE this year thanks to support from the City of Burlington’s Lodging Tax Grant and a large amount of sponsors!

2016 Snow Photo

Starting Friday December 8th and Every Day of the event,  there will be real Snow trucked in from Mt. Baker for kids to play in.  Families  will have the opportunity to learn about skiing and snowboarding as well as build a snowman, slide down a hill,  try snowshoeing, snow painting and more!

2016 Bouncy House Inflatable

Once the family has  had enough fun playing in the snow outside,  they can easily head inside the mall to warm up. There will be several bouncy inflatable houses to jump and roll  around in,  like the one pictured above from last year’s event!   There will also be a rock climbing wall,  carnival games, face painting, crafts, mini golf, character meet and greets and  other fun activities throughout the 3-day event.

 

Photo: Enchanting Events

“We​ ​are​ ​looking​ ​forward​ ​to​ ​another​ ​exciting​ ​event​ ​especially​ ​since​ ​this​ ​year​ ​it’s​ ​3​ ​days​ ​with​ ​more​ ​to​ ​do  both​ ​inside​ ​and​ ​outside”​ ​said​ ​Jenny​ ​O’Brien,​ ​Marketing​ ​Manager​ ​for​ ​the​ ​Cascade​ ​Mall,​ ​“Winter  Wonderland​ ​has​ ​the​ ​best​ ​of​ ​both​ ​worlds​ ​with​ ​opportunities​ ​to​ ​build​ ​a​ ​snowman,​ ​slide​ ​down​ ​a​ ​hill,​ ​visit  reindeer​ ​and​ ​then​ ​head​ ​inside​ ​to​ ​warm​ ​up​ ​with​ ​the​ ​bouncy​ ​houses,​ ​mini​ ​golf,​ ​music,​ ​crafts​ ​and​ ​much  more!”

Reindeer!

Though​ ​admission​ ​to​ ​the​ ​event​ ​is​ ​FREE,​ ​each​ ​participant​ ​will​ ​need​ ​to​ ​register​ ​daily​ ​for​ ​a​ ​new​ ​wristband.  This​ ​helps​ ​the​ ​Museum​ ​track​ ​attendee​ ​and​ ​visitor​ ​data​ ​and​ ​more​ ​importantly​ ​to​ ​plan​ ​for​ ​the​ ​next​ ​year!

Rock Wall 2016 Photo

Participants​ ​of​ ​all​ ​ages​ ​are​ ​welcome​ ​and​ ​encouraged​ ​to​ ​play​ ​and​ ​interact!​ ​

Face Painting

SHOPPING: The Children’s Museum will be open as well as their  Holiday Toy Store where kids can purchase gifts for  under $5 for their family members and wrap them before they leave.

FOOD: There will be several local food trucks at the event with food available for purchase, so bring your appetite!

Friday December 8th, 2017:  Indoor activities start at noon and end at 8:00 p.m. Outdoor activities start at noon and end at 5:00 p.m. Additional Activities will include, Costco will have goodies and information from noon until 3:00 p.m. Zumba from 12:30 until 1:00 p.m. Star Wars Characters will host a free meet and greet from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m.

Photo: Enchanting Events

Saturday, December 9th, 2017: Indoor activities will start at 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Outdoor Activities will run from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Additional activities include, Santa Breakfast starts at 8:00 a.m. (Registration is required), KAFE 104.1 FM will host a remote Broadcast from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., Skagit Seedlings Nutcracker from 11:00 a.m. until noon. Northwest String Ensemble will perform from noon until 1:00 p.m., Caroling with Princesses and Photos with Princess Elena will be held from 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Costco Goodies and Information will be available from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., Zumba from 3:00 p.m.  until 3:30 p.m. and kids can write “Letters to Santa” at Macy’s!

Lang’s Horse and Pony Farm

Sunday, December 10th, 2017: Indoor and outdoor activities will start at 11:00 am and run until 5:00 p.m. Additional activities will include Zumba from noon until 12:30 p.m., Live Reindeer from noon until 4:00 p.m., The stunning Wagon and Horse team from Lang’s Horse and Pony Farm will be giving wagon  Rides from noon until 4:00 p.m., Frozen Character Meet and Greet from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Be sure to  visit the Skagit Children’s Museum Winter Wonderland Website by clicking here  to confirm specific event times as they may be subject to change.

We hope to see you at the Winter Wonderland on December 8th, 9th and 10th at 550 Cascade Mall Drive in Burlington at the Cascade Mall. Don’t miss the Holiday event of the year in Burlington, WA! Click here for Local Lodging Info

Burlington, Washington is a beautiful town located  in Skagit County, Washington just an hour North of Seattle. Burlington is the gateway to the incredibly scenic San Juan Islands to the west and the majestically beautiful Cascade Mountains to the east. Our location brings people from Canada and Seattle to enjoy our shopping, services, lodging, recreation, agriculture, arts, festivals and more. The Burlington Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Information Center can be found at 520 E. Fairhaven Avenue in downtown Burlington. Public restrooms available.

Photo: Burlington Chamber Of Commerce

The​ ​Children’s​ ​Museum​ ​of​ ​Skagit​ ​County​ ​is​ ​a​ ​non-profit​ ​501(c)(3)​ ​that​ ​opened​ ​in​ ​Mount​ ​Vernon​ ​in​ ​2003  before​ ​moving​ ​to​ ​their​ ​current​ ​11,000​ ​square​ ​foot​ ​space​ ​in​ ​Burlington’s​ ​Cascade​ ​Mall.​ ​The​ ​mission​ ​of​ ​the  museum​ ​is​ ​to​ ​provide​ ​an​ ​interactive​ ​learning​ ​environment​ ​to​ ​promote,​ ​encourage​ ​and​ ​increase​ ​an  understanding​ ​of​ ​the​ ​arts,​ ​science​ ​and​ ​culture​ ​among​ ​children,​ ​youth,​ ​families​ ​and​ ​educators​ ​in​ ​Skagit County.​ ​The​ ​Museum​ ​is​ ​open​ ​six​ ​days​ ​a​ ​week​ ​and​ ​admission​ ​is​ ​$6.25​ ​per​ ​person.​ ​To​ ​learn​ ​more​ ​about  open​ ​hours,​ ​membership,​ ​events,​ ​camps,​ ​classes,​ ​parties,​ ​volunteering,​ ​supporting​ ​and​ ​more​ ​visit​ ​the  Museum​ ​website​ ​at​ ​SkagitChildrensMuseum.net​ ​or​ ​call​ ​(360)​ ​757-8888.

 

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